5th International Daugavpils Historical Re-enactment Festival “Dinaburg 1812”, which is dedicated to attack of the Napoleon’s Army on the Dinaburg Fortress in 1812, will be held in Daugavpils on July 20th to 21st, 2019.
“Basics”, an exhibition of contemporary ceramic art by 71 ceramic artists from the three Baltic States, will be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre on Friday 5 July. Under the framework of the exhibition, a conference on ceramic art will take place in the conference sector from noon sharp until 2 p.m.
Leaflets about the upcoming events held in Daugavpils from July to September 2019 are available at Daugavpils Tourist Information Centre. The leaflets are published in four languages – Latvian, Russian, English and Lithuanian. Leaflets include information about the exhibitions, culture and sports events as well as information about the city’s tourist attractions.
Welcome to the music concerts that will take place on the weekend from June 7th to 9th on the stage at Vienibas square. On Friday evening, June 7 th, there will be a concert of Latvian groups “Carnival Youth” and “Jumprava”. On Saturday, June 8th, Latvian pop singer Aminata will perform for the guests and city residents and after that there will be a concert of Russian pop star Polina Gagarina. After the concert everyone is invited to the festive salute. On Sunday everyone will enjoy a concert of Latvian pop group “Musiqq”.
The topic of this year’s Night of Museums that will be held on May, 18th is “The Bugler of Tālava”. Nine tourist attractions, educational institutions and societies will be inviting visitors to enjoy the magic of the Night of Museums in Daugavpils. Most museums will offer special activities for this original night, aimed at all audiences: storytelling tours, concerts, workshops for children, theatre performances etc.
On 18 May Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be open for the Long Night of Museums with a special programme “Grey Covers Laid out by the Night”. Visitors will have an opportunity to relish dreams and reality at the group exhibition from the Funen Printmaking Workshop, to experience peace and tension in the art of Latgale region and to appreciate the expressive style of painter Maija Bērziņa in her latest solo exhibition.
For one day only, on 18 May, 7 p.m. through midnight, expressly for the Long Night of Museums, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will offer photo exhibition “Solaris” by popular Lithuanian media artist Remigijus Venckus. The exhibition was inspired by Polish philosopher Stanislaw Lem and his ideas expressed in the Sci-Fi novel “Solaris”.